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Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land.—Part I' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert

Reference number: RR/8/167

Date: 18 November 1879

Description

Refers to the report by Justus Liebig, with whose opinions he disagrees and does not wish to omit the arguments from the paper as suggested.

Subject: Applied Sciences, Botany, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1880]

Reference number
RR/8/167
Earliest possible date
18 November 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Joseph Henry Gilbert, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land.—Part I' by John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert, 18 November 1879, RR/8/167, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_167/letter-from-joseph-henry-gilbert-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-agricultural-botanical-and-chemical-results-of-experiments-on-the-mixed-herbage-of-permanent-meadow-conducted-for-more-than-twenty-years-in-succession-on-the-same-landpart-i-by-john-bennet-lawes-and-joseph-henry-gilbert, accessed on 25 July 2024

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